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Interested in starting a cooperative sustainable business? 

Starting your own business gives you the opportunity to realise an idea, solve a problem or create new jobs.  Working together and doing something worthwhile. Coompanion  offer information, advice and training in how to start your own business. Coompanion’s business advisers are experts in cooperative entrepreneurship. We are based in 25 different locations nationwide. We help cooperative entrepreneurs with information, advice and training, based on their individual requirements – from idea to a successful cooperative company. The advice is free if its a startup. If it´s about business development, we charge as consultants.
Our phone number is: 0611-23368. If your looking for a certain adviser, take a look at this websites contact page for personal phone numbers.

Cooperative economic associations – tailor-made for cooperation
Cooperative businesses can run under a variety of different corporate structures. A cooperative economic association is often ideal, because the relevant legislation is designed to handle a democratic approach to ownership. All joint owners/members of the association have one vote each and they decide jointly on what to do with a surplus. A cooperative economic association -ekonomisk förening (in common with a limited company) is a legal entity. An Ekonomisk förening must comprise at least three people or companies and the members must decide jointly on the size of the start-up capital.